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Charles Donald Palm papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.431
Scope and Contents Don Palm's papers consist mostly of letters and postcards he wrote to his family while serving in the ambulance corps and in the army. He was stationed at Camp Allentown, Pennsylvania; Camp Hancock, Georgia; Camp Merritt, New Jersey; and Mehun, France. The letters detail camp life and describe wartime in France. Palm's assignment overseas consisted primarily of cleaning guns. His duties were apparently not very demanding, and one of his greatest concerns was gaining membership in...
Dates: 1910 - 1919

Harald S. and Marguerite I. Patton papers

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Identifier: UA-17.437
Scope and Contents Harald Patton papers primarily document his World War I experiences. The correspondence consists of letters written by Patton to Marguerite Irene Taylor, who later became his wife, friends and relatives, and dates almost entirely from 1915 to 1919. Included is a journal (in letter form) describing his voyage to England in 1915 on the troopship Northland. There are also postcards, photographs, and a scrapbook.Marguerite Patton papers includes correspondence, articles of...
Dates: 1890 - 1941

Lewis A. Wileden papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.415
Scope and Contents The collection documents Lewis A. Wileden's military service during World War I, including personal notebooks, military vouchers and orders, and personal reports. Also present is a 1919 copy of the Second Division newspaper, The Indian, a small publication about the accomplishments of the division during the war, a scrapbook of postcards and photographs of Europe, postwar correspondence with the Second Regiment Engineers, wartime newspaper clippings, and...
Dates: 1908 - 1968

Rule family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00216
Scope and Content The Rule and Alward papers consists of photographs, postcards, Officer Training notes, a commencement program from Michigan State Normal College (now Eastern Michigan University), and class notes. About half of the postcards were sent from Clifford Rule to Lela Alward during World War I while he was deployed in France. Many of the postcards are scenes from France, or of soldiers training. Some notable photographs include Notre Dame Cathedral with supports for protection during air raids,...
Dates: 1911, 1917-1919